Help Maria Cano Beat Breast Cancer

$20,370 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 204 people in 27 months

​Maria Cano, let me tell you about Maria. ​For the past few years ​I've had an amazing opportunity to watch Maria grow. ​ ​Let me explain: When she first came to​ work for​ me she didn't say a word, she just worked hard and diligently at her job​ while​ learning color. Our beautiful Maria has blossomed into a beautiful flower. I have never met such an amazing, kind, beautiful ​(​inside and out​)​ person​, ​a single mother raising a well mannered​, bright and considerate​ 8 year old son.

Maria​, in order to support herself and her son, ​work​s​ at the salon and​ then​ ​tends ​bar​ 3 nights a week. ​She shared with me that on ​Tuesday​s​ she​ only gets 3 hours of sleep​, yet, she does her job well and never complains.​​

Friday evening, June 10th Maria's doctor call​ed​ her at work a​n​d ​informed her she​'​s been diagnosed with breast cancer. That day ​I truly saw​ the fear and​ devastation in ​Maria as she held the phone shaking​, crying​ and collapsing​. ​As hard as this is, I can say that ​Maria is a positive ​young woman who will grow and become​ even​ stronger​ with the love and support from all of us​​.

​​​Maria is scheduled to have surgery July 5th​. ​In her honor ​I ​am start​ing​ a ​"​gofundme​"​ account to help ​her get through this horrific time. Please​, if you are so inclined,​ copy and post this to any social media accounts​;​ any​ and all​ help is very appreciated.
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I want to thank each and every one of you for donating...I wanted to personally send each of you a message but it's not allowing me to do so =( You are all special and I am so grateful and so appreciative to have such strong support! Words honestly cannot describe how I feel right now. Except you guys keep me going, staying positive and motivating me to beat this! Every morning I am thankful that I get to wake up and have another chance! So much LOVE!
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$20,370 of $50,000 goal

Raised by 204 people in 27 months
Created July 2, 2016
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Dennis Custodio
19 months ago

This on behalf of my coworkers at Intacct who also wanted to contribute. You're an inspiration to us all!

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